Managing Director Marketing
Ranga Karumbunathan is based in Avolon’s Dubai office and manages the airline relationships in the Middle East, South Asia and parts of Southeast Asia including Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Brunei. Ranga is also involved in Avolon’s key financing and trading initiatives in these regions.
Ranga joined Avolon from BBAM, where he was the Senior Vice President and Head of Middle East Marketing. He brings with him over 15 years of experience in the aviation industry of which 10 were spent in aircraft finance. Ranga started his aviation career with an aircraft parts manufacturer in Vancouver before moving on to various management roles with Canadian Airlines, Northwest and Emirates. Whilst at Emirates, he was involved in the financing of over 60 wide-body aircraft raising more than US$6 billion between 2002 and 2007. He subsequently joined RBS Aviation Capital in 2007 as Senior Vice President for Investor markets responsible for aircraft trading, financing and debt syndication for the Middle East and Asia Pacific Markets.
Ranga holds a Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering and an MBA from the University of British Columbia in Canada.
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